The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 157 170 180
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +10
Contract jobs citing Adobe 718 600 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.25% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 2.77% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 343 262
Average daily rate
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£363 £361 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +11.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £214 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+28.00% -16.66%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22641 21630 19465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.18% 45.06% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13367 12551 10705
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.39% -1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1033 1007 1106
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +33 425 £405 -1.81% 108
South East +13 122 £350 +15.51% 37
East of England +34 62 £306 +11.36% 26
West Midlands 0 41 £350 +27.27% 15
Yorkshire -23 19 £325 +56.62% 13
North West -38 18 £275 -3.50% 33
South West +16 16 £235 -3.09% 16
East Midlands -11 14 £290 +11.53% 4
Midlands -5 1 - -
North East -17 1 £360 +44.00% 2
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 514 (42.55%) HTML
2 438 (36.26%) CSS
3 415 (34.35%) JavaScript
4 354 (29.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 308 (25.50%) Photoshop
6 264 (21.85%) User Experience
7 245 (20.28%) Java
8 224 (18.54%) Marketing
9 220 (18.21%) jQuery
10 211 (17.47%) HTML5
11 203 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
12 202 (16.72%) CMS
13 196 (16.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 183 (15.15%) Content Management
15 182 (15.07%) Adobe Illustrator
16 168 (13.91%) CSS3
17 159 (13.16%) E-Commerce
18 157 (13.00%) Analytics
19 148 (12.25%) Degree
20 140 (11.59%) Microsoft
21 112 (9.27%) MS Office
22 111 (9.19%) Adobe Analytics
23 108 (8.94%) Finance
24 102 (8.44%) Windows
25 100 (8.28%) XML
26 99 (8.20%) Google
27 96 (7.95%) Mobile App
28 95 (7.86%) SQL
29 88 (7.28%) J2EE
30 85 (7.04%) Oracle

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 354 (29.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 202 (16.72%) CMS
3 46 (3.81%) WebSphere
4 26 (2.15%) IIS
5 25 (2.07%) Umbraco
6 24 (1.99%) Drupal
6 24 (1.99%) Apache
6 24 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 22 (1.82%) WordPress
8 20 (1.66%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.66%) SharePoint
8 20 (1.66%) MS Exchange
9 19 (1.57%) JBoss
9 19 (1.57%) Confluence
10 18 (1.49%) Apache Solr
11 17 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
11 17 (1.41%) SAS
12 16 (1.32%) WebLogic
13 15 (1.24%) Node.js
14 10 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 308 (25.50%) Photoshop
2 196 (16.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 182 (15.07%) Adobe Illustrator
4 112 (9.27%) MS Office
5 85 (7.04%) InDesign
6 68 (5.63%) MS Excel
7 47 (3.89%) Adobe Captivate
8 37 (3.06%) Acrobat
9 36 (2.98%) MS Visio
10 26 (2.15%) Fireworks
11 24 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
12 20 (1.66%) OmniGraffle
13 19 (1.57%) Adobe After Effects
14 12 (0.99%) MS Project
15 11 (0.91%) Shockwave
16 10 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
16 10 (0.83%) 3ds Max
17 7 (0.58%) GIMP
17 7 (0.58%) SPSS
18 6 (0.50%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 36 (2.98%) Adobe Campaign
2 27 (2.24%) WebTrends
3 13 (1.08%) Tridion
4 9 (0.75%) SAP PSCD
4 9 (0.75%) Magento
5 6 (0.50%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.41%) SAP MDM
7 4 (0.33%) SAP FI-CA
8 3 (0.25%) Fredhopper
8 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.25%) SAP HR
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.17%) Unica
9 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.17%) Exstream
10 1 (0.083%) SAP xRPM
10 1 (0.083%) Maximo
10 1 (0.083%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 111 (9.19%) Adobe Analytics
2 62 (5.13%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.66%) Office 365
4 8 (0.66%) GitHub
5 5 (0.41%) SaaS
6 4 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.33%) Silverpop
7 2 (0.17%) Responsys
8 1 (0.083%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.083%) Yammer
8 1 (0.083%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.083%) Taleo
8 1 (0.083%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.083%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.083%) PaaS
8 1 (0.083%) Heroku
8 1 (0.083%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.15%) Internet
2 26 (2.15%) Intranet
3 25 (2.07%) HTTP
4 19 (1.57%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.57%) DNS
5 14 (1.16%) LAN
6 12 (0.99%) VPN
6 12 (0.99%) SSL
7 10 (0.83%) Wireless
7 10 (0.83%) WebEx
8 9 (0.75%) DHCP
9 8 (0.66%) SMS
9 8 (0.66%) WAN
9 8 (0.66%) Firewall
10 6 (0.50%) Broadband
11 5 (0.41%) VoIP
11 5 (0.41%) LDAP
11 5 (0.41%) BIG-IP
11 5 (0.41%) IMAP
11 5 (0.41%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.23%) MySQL
2 28 (2.32%) SQL Server
3 25 (2.07%) Oracle Database
4 20 (1.66%) MongoDB
4 20 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 19 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 12 (0.99%) CouchDB
7 12 (0.99%) Redis
8 8 (0.66%) Jackrabbit
8 8 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (0.50%) Big Data
11 5 (0.41%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
11 5 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.33%) MS Access
12 4 (0.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 77 (6.37%) Axure RP
2 60 (4.97%) Dreamweaver
3 49 (4.06%) Subversion
4 47 (3.89%) Git (software)
5 45 (3.73%) JIRA
6 29 (2.40%) Visual Studio
7 26 (2.15%) Cucumber
8 22 (1.82%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 22 (1.82%) Maven
9 17 (1.41%) Mockito
10 16 (1.32%) Jenkins
11 15 (1.24%) JUnit
12 14 (1.16%) Selenium
13 13 (1.08%) Grunt
14 12 (0.99%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.75%) Ant
16 7 (0.58%) Firebug
16 7 (0.58%) Fiddler
16 7 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 224 (18.54%) Marketing
2 108 (8.94%) Finance
3 77 (6.37%) Retail
4 61 (5.05%) Publishing
5 52 (4.30%) Banking
6 47 (3.89%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.65%) Legal
8 31 (2.57%) Advertising
9 27 (2.24%) Games
10 20 (1.66%) Interactive Media
11 18 (1.49%) Multimedia
12 12 (0.99%) Arabic Language
13 11 (0.91%) Investment Banking
13 11 (0.91%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.83%) Automotive
15 9 (0.75%) Law
16 8 (0.66%) Electronics
17 6 (0.50%) Retail Banking
18 5 (0.41%) Back Office
19 4 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 428 (35.43%) Developer
2 238 (19.70%) Designer
3 124 (10.26%) Analyst
4 86 (7.12%) Architect
5 82 (6.79%) Front-End Developer
6 66 (5.46%) Consultant
7 62 (5.13%) Java Developer
8 61 (5.05%) Web Developer
9 53 (4.39%) UX Designer
10 50 (4.14%) UI Designer
11 43 (3.56%) Web Designer
12 41 (3.39%) Graphic Designer
12 41 (3.39%) UI Developer
13 40 (3.31%) UI Programmer
14 33 (2.73%) Junior
15 32 (2.65%) Business Analyst
16 30 (2.48%) Project Manager
17 29 (2.40%) Support Analyst
18 28 (2.32%) Senior Developer
19 25 (2.07%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 514 (42.55%) HTML
2 438 (36.26%) CSS
3 220 (18.21%) jQuery
4 211 (17.47%) HTML5
5 168 (13.91%) CSS3
6 100 (8.28%) XML
7 88 (7.28%) J2EE
8 84 (6.95%) .NET
9 82 (6.79%) Flash
10 64 (5.30%) Web Services
11 60 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 59 (4.88%) Ajax
13 54 (4.47%) AngularJS
14 53 (4.39%) ASP.NET
15 50 (4.14%) XHTML
16 47 (3.89%) JSP
17 46 (3.81%) Sass
18 43 (3.56%) Backbone.js
19 36 (2.98%) Apache Flex
20 35 (2.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 264 (21.85%) User Experience
2 96 (7.95%) Mobile App
3 66 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.22%) Graphic Design
5 44 (3.64%) E-Learning
6 43 (3.56%) W3C
7 35 (2.90%) Computer Science
8 34 (2.81%) Social Media
9 28 (2.32%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.74%) iPad
11 18 (1.49%) Video Editing
12 16 (1.32%) Web 2.0
12 16 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (1.16%) RIA
14 13 (1.08%) iPhone
15 12 (0.99%) Clustering
16 11 (0.91%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.91%) Learning Management System
16 11 (0.91%) Visualisation
17 10 (0.83%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.44%) Windows
2 37 (3.06%) Linux
2 37 (3.06%) Android
3 36 (2.98%) Apple iOS
4 32 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 20 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (1.57%) Mac OS X
6 19 (1.57%) Windows 8
6 19 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (1.24%) UNIX
7 15 (1.24%) Windows XP
8 8 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.41%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (16.80%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (15.15%) Content Management
3 159 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 157 (13.00%) Analytics
5 82 (6.79%) Web Design
6 77 (6.37%) Project Management
7 70 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
8 65 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
9 61 (5.05%) Web Analytics
10 59 (4.88%) Scrum
10 59 (4.88%) OO
11 58 (4.80%) SEO
12 52 (4.30%) CRM
12 52 (4.30%) Web Development
13 51 (4.22%) TDD
14 50 (4.14%) Information Architecture
15 49 (4.06%) ITIL
16 45 (3.73%) MVC
17 38 (3.15%) OOP
18 36 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 415 (34.35%) JavaScript
2 245 (20.28%) Java
3 95 (7.86%) SQL
4 47 (3.89%) PHP
5 28 (2.32%) C#
6 21 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 19 (1.57%) Ruby
8 18 (1.49%) ActionScript
9 15 (1.24%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.08%) Perl
10 13 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 12 (0.99%) Python
11 12 (0.99%) ActionScript 3.0
11 12 (0.99%) VBScript
12 11 (0.91%) ABAP
13 10 (0.83%) Shell Script
14 7 (0.58%) PHP5
15 6 (0.50%) Jython
15 6 (0.50%) T-SQL
16 5 (0.41%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 148 (12.25%) Degree
2 15 (1.24%) MCP
3 10 (0.83%) Sun Certification
4 9 (0.75%) HND
4 9 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.33%) MCSE
6 4 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) ACTC
7 3 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.25%) CCNA
7 3 (0.25%) ISEB
7 3 (0.25%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.083%) PMP
9 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (1.90%) QA
2 15 (1.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.17%) WCAG
4 1 (0.083%) WAI
4 1 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 48 (3.97%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.91%) vSphere
4 5 (0.41%) vCloud
4 5 (0.41%) XenApp
4 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.25%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.25%) Varnish
6 1 (0.083%) Docker
6 1 (0.083%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 20 (1.66%) SCCM
2 15 (1.24%) Puppet
3 9 (0.75%) Casper Suite
4 5 (0.41%) Rundeck
4 5 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.33%) Kibana
6 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.17%) ARCserve
7 2 (0.17%) Ansible
8 1 (0.083%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.083%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.083%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.083%) DameWare
8 1 (0.083%) Netcool
Vendors
1 140 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 99 (8.20%) Google
3 85 (7.04%) Oracle
4 42 (3.48%) Apple
4 42 (3.48%) Omniture
5 39 (3.23%) SAP
6 38 (3.15%) Citrix
7 32 (2.65%) hybris
8 28 (2.32%) Cisco
8 28 (2.32%) IBM
9 27 (2.24%) Symantec
10 23 (1.90%) VMware
11 22 (1.82%) McAfee
12 20 (1.66%) Lotus
12 20 (1.66%) Tableau
12 20 (1.66%) Sitecore
13 18 (1.49%) OpenText
14 16 (1.32%) EPiServer
14 16 (1.32%) ATG
15 15 (1.24%) Remedy
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
West London
Optima Connections
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £120 to £150 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £425 - £500 per day + DOE
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